Legal Alert 138

Technical Analysis of Personal Data Protection Law No. 151 of 2020 The right to privacy or the right to protect each individuals’ private life is one of the most basic rights for preserving human dignity, as well being an indication of the civility and development of nations, since it recognizes the material and moral advantages…

Egypt Invest In Tourism

Legal Alert 137

Egypt Invests in Tourism The Egyptian state makes an effort to highlight the long-term strategic plans aiming to achieve sustainable economic development through the improvement of the tourism sector, which has been severely affected by the Covid 19. Tourism has long been a major contributor to the Egyptian economy, accounting for approximately 12.5% of the…

Uber drivers

Legal Alert 136

UK Supreme Court States: Drivers Working for Uber are Employees Since the inception of Uber, numerous legal questions have arisen with regards to the relationship between the company and its drivers, and whether they can be classified as “employees”, or merely independent contractors.  Under the later classification, drivers could suffer substantially since they would be…

education in eue universities

Legal Alert 135

Egypt Invests in EducationLaw no. 86 of 2021 On March 3rd 2021, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi promulgated Law No. 86 of 2021 establishing the European Universities in Egypt “EUE”, and allowing it to open a branch for two universities (London University and Central Lancashire University) within the Arab Republic of Egypt. Both universities are headquartered…

Special Report: The Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders

The Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders Accounting Today has released its annual ranking of the top tax firms globally, naming Andersen as a top U.S. tax firm. The organization ranks the largest practices in tax and accounting, both within the USA and in several major geographic regions, by their growth strategies, service areas and other benchmarking…

Tax Alert 121

Law No. 4 of 2021 with respect to the Martyrs and Victims Fund Tax On March 3rd, 2021, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi promogulated Law No. 4 of 2021 amending some provisions of Law No. 16 of 2018 establishing a fund honoring the martyrs, victims, missing and the injured of war and security operations and terror…

Shareholder

Legal Alert 134

JSC Shareholder Limits in Filing a Lawsuit A Joint Stock Company (“JSC”) is a company capital of which is divided into shares of equal value and the liability of each shareholder is limited to the value of the shares owned by him; hence..he shall not be asked about the debts of the company except within…

الشهر العقاري

Legal Alert 133

Amending the Provisions of the Notary PublicLaw No. 186 of 2020 On September 5th, 2020, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi promulgated Law No. 186 of 2020 amending some provisions of the Notary Public law that was published in the Official Gazette to be enacted on March 4th, 2021. As of the date of entry into force,…

Legal Alert 132

Powers of the High Authority for Arbitration and International DisputesDecree no. 2592 of 2020 The Prime Minister issued Decree no. 2592 of 2020, (published in the Official Gazette on December 9, 2020), prohibiting all governmental entities and state-owned companies from concluding any contract with a foreign investor or agreeing to any arbitral clause without first…